New Perspectives On Computer Concepts 2018: Comprehensive by June Jamrich ParsonsNew Perspectives On Computer Concepts 2018: Comprehensive by June Jamrich Parsons

New Perspectives On Computer Concepts 2018: Comprehensive

byJune Jamrich Parsons

Paperback | July 25, 2017

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Technology impacts every aspect of life and choices are endless. As a college student, you need to know how to evaluate devices, choose apps, maintain a compelling online reputation, and lock down digital security. NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2018, COMPREHENSIVE goes beyond the intuitive "how-to" of apps and social media to delve into the broad concepts that are guiding current technologies such as self-driving cars, virtual reality, file sharing torrents, encrypted communications, photo forensics, and the Internet of Things. Numerous illustrations and interactive features in this complete book make mastering technical topics a breeze with a learning path that is structured with you, today's busy student, in mind. This edition offers an insightful overview of what every college student should know about using technology to complete your education, launch a successful career, and engage in issues that shape today's world.
June Parsons purchased her first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year she opened a successful small computer retail store with Dan Oja that also offered software instruction to children and adults. Dr. Parsons taught at the...
Title:New Perspectives On Computer Concepts 2018: ComprehensiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:952 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 1.31 inPublished:July 25, 2017Publisher:Course TechnologyLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION. 1. DIGITAL CONTENT. Digital Basics. Digital Sound. Bitmap Graphics. Vector Graphics. Digital Video. Lab: The Digital World with Eyes Shut. 2. DIGITAL DEVICES. Device Basics. Device Options. Processors and Memory. Storage. Input and Output. Lab: What's Going on in There? 3. NETWORKS. Network Basics. The Internet. Internet Access. Local Area Networks. File Sharing. Lab: Hack Your Net. 4. THE WEB. Web Basics. Browsers. HTML. HTTP. 270. Search Engines. Lab: Design Your Home Page. 5. SOCIAL MEDIA. Social Networking. Content Communities. Blogs and More. Online Communication. Social Media Values. Lab: Analyze Me. 6. SOFTWARE. Software Basics. Operating Systems. Apps and Applications. Productivity Software. File Management Utilities. Lab: Put Your File Ducks in a Row. 7. DIGITAL SECURITY. Unauthorized Use. Malware. Online Intrusions. Interception. Social Engineering. Lab: Chrome Lockdown. 8. THE ICT INDUSTRY. ICT Industry Basics. The Computer Industry. The Telecom Industry. Tech Careers. ICT Laws and Ethics. Lab: Perfect Your Profile. 9. INFORMATION SYSTEMS. Information System Basics. Enterprise Applications. Systems Analysis. Design and Implementation. System Security. Lab: Decisions. Decisions. Decisions. 10. DATABASES. Database Basics. Database Tools. Database Design. SQL. Big Data. Lab: SQL.11. PROGRAMMING. Program Development. Programming Tools. Procedural Programming. Object-Oriented Code. Declarative Programming. Lab: Tunnels and Dragons. E. TRY IT! PROGRAMMING WITH PYTHONT. Hello World PythonT Style. Wacky Word Game. Build Your Own Calculator. Ask the Computer. Race Game.Glossary. Index. Answers.